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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Assistant Director Cooperative Education Office of Career and Professional Services Human Resources - Assistant Director Cooperative Education Office of Career and Professional Services
 A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system                            

Position:                       Assistant Director, Cooperative Education 
                                      Office of Career and Professional Services      

Posting:  July 2014                   Start Date:  01 October 2014
Position Number:  FY15-03     Division:     Academic Division
Union Affiliation:  Association of Professional Administrators (APA)
Supervision Received:  Director of Shore-side Career Services
Supervision exercised:  Subordinate professional, classified, and student personnel in areas of responsibility 

General responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and implementation of the services provided by the Office of Career and Professional Services, including but not limited to, Career Fairs, Advisory Boards, Employer Presentations and visits.
  • Provide career counseling services to students seeking co-op opportunities and permanent employment.
  • Provide career services support to alumni looking to hire/fill positions or alumni searching for future employment.
  • Assist with recruiting activities.
  • Work directly with the MMA Engineering Department Chair to support the assigned engineering majors.
  • Conduct career workshops.
  •  Collect data from students, alumni, and employers regarding placement.
  • Develop professional relationships with cadets, faculty, staff, alumni and industry professionals.
  • Participate in Academy functions such as Open House, Orientation, Registration and Commencement.
  • Participate on Career Services Advisory Board and other academic advisory boards.
  •  Maintain Career Services website.
  • Assist with departmental marketing needs and publication materials.

 Qualifications and requirements:

  •  Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Five years of professional experience either in an educational setting or industry-specific position(s).
  • Proficient in computer skills (Microsoft Office, database management).
  • Excellent interpersonal, administrative and communication skills.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Previous knowledge/experience in higher education and/or career services.
  • Understanding of career development issues.
  • Ability to work in a military-like environment.
  • Familiarity with Massachusetts and New England industries related to facilities and engineering, power distribution and environmental technology.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability and interest in coaching. 

Salary:     $45,000 to $50,000 annually                                              FLSA status:  Exempt

Deadline for application:  15 August 2014.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, a MMA application, Affirmative Action form, and the contact information of five (5) professional references. These forms are located on the employment quick link on our website:  Application materials may be attached and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Finalist must complete a drug screening, pre-employment physical, and background check.

MMA is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disabled employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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